Saturday, December 20, 2008
Friday, December 19, 2008
Monday, December 01, 2008
The country celebrates its 37th year; lots of fairy lights and horn-honking. This was taken last year, the roundabout no longer exists but I'm sure the Municipality has found a good home for the lights.
Thursday, November 27, 2008
Wednesday, November 12, 2008
Tired of seeing these photos at a miniscule 700 pixels in length? Want to see full-sized prints? Well, if you're in Al Ain on 21st & 22nd November (heck, if you're in the country - it ain't that big) I'll be exhibiting a selection of photos and photoboxes at this carpet / photo / art sale. Here's a brief look at who will be selling what, directions are here. Hope to see you there!
Saturday, November 08, 2008
Thursday, November 06, 2008
A few shots from Oman's 'Grand Canyon' - the spectacular Jebel Akhdar plateau near Nizwa. The full-sized version of the B&W one below is a stitched panoramic, the equivalent of an image from a 40MP camera. Definitely 4WD roads ...
Thursday, October 30, 2008
I've already posted a couple of shots taken from the plateau, but here's another. It's a great hike, but from a photography point of view, by the time you get to the top, the light is pretty flat and it's usually pretty hazy. Maybe need to camp out on the top? A polarizing filter and a curves layer is usually needed ...
Wednesday, October 29, 2008
Just a few minutes up the road from my flat is the archaeological hill and ancient falaj system of Bida Bint Saud. Great name. Keep meaning to return to get some shots of the nearby camel farm from above. Meanwhile, some dunes shots and a desert melon ...
Tuesday, October 28, 2008
Friday, October 24, 2008
Just over the Omani border at Buraimi, gravel plains with a smoldering rubbish tip. Plastic everywhere, plus the odd bone or two.